SOURCE: VFA, Inc.

October 16, 2007 09:50 ET

VFA Earns Software Magazine Honors for Fifth Consecutive Year

Provider of Facilities Capital Planning Software Jumps More Than 100 Spots in Software 500 Ranking of World's Most Successful Software Companies

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - October 16, 2007) - VFA®, Inc., the leading provider of end-to-end solutions for facilities capital planning and asset management, has been named for the fifth consecutive year to the Software 500, Software Magazine's list of the world's top software and service providers. VFA was ranked 320 this year, jumping more than 100 spots from last year's 431 ranking.

"Over the last year, VFA has continued to develop our software products to meet the needs of customers in a variety of industries," said Jerry Kokos, President and CEO of VFA, Inc. "Our ranking in this year's Software 500 demonstrates the strong market need for solutions that enable organizations to strategically manage their facility capital assets. VFA is uniquely positioned to meet this need today and continue to be a market leader in the future."

VFA's software suite is part of its award-winning Capital Planning and Management Solution (CPMS™) that integrates facility assessments, software products and business consulting services to help organizations to strategically manage every stage of the capital asset lifecycle -- from requirements gathering and long-term planning to capital budget creation and spend management.

The VFA software suite includes:

--  VFA.facility®, which enables organizations to manage information
    about facility assets and use that information for capital projects, plans
    and budgets.
--  AssetFusion®, which enables the exchange of data between
    VFA.facility and Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) such as
    IBM Maximo®.
--  VFA.auditor™, which helps organizations to quickly and cost-
    effectively evaluate the condition of their facility portfolio by guiding
    personnel in facility audits.
--  VFA.spendManager™, which helps organizations to manage the entire
    capital spending process, streamlining capital budget creation, requisition
    processing, purchasing and reconciliation of expenditures.
    

"The Software 500 helps CIOs, senior IT managers and IT staff research and create a short list of business partners," said John P. Desmond, editor of Software Magazine and Softwaremag.com. "It is a quick reference of vendor viability."

About Software Magazine and Softwaremag.com

Software Magazine has been a brand name in the high-tech industry for over 20 years. Softwaremag.com, its Web counterpart, is the online catalog to enterprise software and the home of the Software 500 ranking, now in its 25th year. The Software 500 is a revenue-based ranking of the world's largest software and services suppliers. The Software 500 is at www.Softwaremag.com.

About VFA

Headquartered in Boston, VFA, Inc., is the leading provider of end-to-end solutions for facilities capital planning and asset management. VFA's Capital Planning and Management Solution (CPMS™) uniquely combines facility assessment services, Web-based software and business consulting services to enable customers to manage every stage of the capital asset lifecycle -- from requirements gathering and long-term planning to capital budget creation and spend management. VFA has helped more than 350 organizations in corporate, education, government and healthcare markets to strategically manage more than two billion square feet of real estate. For more information, call 800-693-3132 or visit http://www.vfa.com.